Prescription Drug Assistance Programs
The following links offer information about, or assistance with, prescription drug assistance programs that, for a small processing fee, provide free or nearly free medications to low-income individuals and families. Please be sure to read all the requirements and qualifications. These links are provided as information only. Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. does not guarantee or endorse these organizations, and assumes no responsibility for the use or application of any posted information in these links.*
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- Patient Prescription Drug Assistance Programs - A directory of pharmaceutical companies that offer medication assistance programs to low-income individuals and families (from the NAMI website).
- Together Rx Access - The Together Rx Access® Program was created by many of the nation's leading pharmaceutical companies to help hardworking Americans and their families gain access to immediate and meaningful savings on prescription products right at their neighborhood pharmacies.
Individuals may be eligible for the Together Rx Access Card if they do not qualify for Medicare, do not have public or private prescription drug coverage, and have a household income of up to $45,000 for a single person or $90,000 for a family of four (income eligibility is adjusted for family size).
Most card holders save 25 to 40 percent on brand-name prescription products. More than 300 brand-name prescription products are included in the Program. Savings are also available on a wide range of generics. Medicines in the Program include those used to treat high cholesterol, diabetes, depression, asthma, and many other common conditions.
The Together Rx Access Card is FREE to get and FREE to use.
- Partnership for Prescription Assistance - The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free.
- The Medicine Program - The purpose of The Medicine Program is to assist patients who qualify to enroll in Patient Assistance Programs that provide prescription medicine for free or at a lower cost. Each medication form requested requires a $5.00 processing fee. You can call toll-free 1-866-694-3893 for assistance.
- Free Medicine Program - The goal of Free Medicine Program is to find the appropriate Patient Assistance Program(s) for you. Each medication form requested requires a $5.00 processing fee. You can call toll-free 1-800-921-0072 for assistance.
- SCBN - SelectCare Benefits Network (SCBN) is a Patient Advocate organization that specializes in helping uninsured, low income Americans access help with prescriptions on an ongoing basis from Patient Assistance Programs. Since 2002, they have helped over 15,000 Americans get over $100,000,000 of medicine directly from the pharmaceutical companies. Visit them online or call toll-free 1-888-331-1002
- RxAssist - A comprehensive directory of Patient Assistance Programs. RxAssist can help you learn about ways to use pharmaceutical company programs and other resources to help reduce your medication costs. Look at our database and frequently asked questions to get started.
From the Connecticut Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force:
Information to Help Reduce the Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs (.pdf document, opens in a new browser window)
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